Sunday, June 21, 2009

Zylog wi-fi in chennai

Zylog systems, a popular software developer has launcehed wi-fi in chennai. The company has kicked off its Wi-Fi service under the brand Wi5 in select areas of the city — Adyar, Besant Nagar and T Nagar and would expand its services covering entire metro in the next 15 months.Zylog has obtained a category ‘A’ ISP license to operate in all of India’s telecom circles and plans to enter other metros in the near future.

The company expects a revenue of Rs 500 crore in the next five years through the Wi-Fi business,’ said Ramanujan Sesharathnam, managing director of Zylog Systems India Ltd.Speaking to media persons here on Sunday, he informed the company has adopted a mesh network architecture which it believed would provide high mobility, speed and security. Wi-Fi nodes would be set up on the roof tops in select buildings across city and customers with a Wi-Fi enabled lap tops or PCs could access the prepaid internet service.

As a trial run, the company has implemented Wi-Fi access for broadband services in Ripon Buildings. The overall Indian Wi-Fi market was predicted to grow from the current $41.57 million to exceed $744 million by 2012, at a CAGR of 61 per cent over the next three years.